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Lobelia ‘Lilac Candles’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Here's a special selection of Lobelia siphilitica with amazingly dwarf habit and huge congested heads of lilac flowers. Combine with pastel oranges and gold for an attractive effect. A new color and form for perennial Lobelia.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 16″ / 19″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): July, August

SKU: LOBLILCAN Categories: ,
Common Name Lobelia
Family Campanulaceae
Genus Lobelia
species siphilitica
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP15263
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time July, August
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? --
Landscape Value Summer color, mixed beds, borders, near streams or ponds.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 16" / 19"
Soil (Garden) Average, keep moist, likes peat.
Water (Garden) Prefers to be kept moist in the garden.
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 1.5
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 3 – 5 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Lobelia 'Lilac Candles' - Product Profile
Lobelia 'Lilac Candles' - Growing Recipe

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